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Patrick A. Haberland

Patrick A. Haberland serves as Managing Partner, based out of the Frankfurt office and is the Managing Partner Life Science, Europe. Read more >

Patrick A. Haberland serves as Managing Partner, based out of the Frankfurt office and is the Managing Partner Life Sciences, Europe.

Patrick has worked extensively in life science executive search as well as within the healthcare industry, and he has an in-depth understanding of business dynamics and executive talent demands within this sector.

He brings more than 18 years of experience in executive search. His focus lies in healthcare services, life science, and eHealth. In addition, Patrick works as an advisor for a variety of industrial enterprises.

After completing his military training as an officer, his studies in Giessen, Regensburg and Brno (CZ) and a management position in an academic teaching hospital, he gathered experience in a variety of consulting firms, both in boutiques and large international executive companies. During that time, he also obtained a degree in hospital business administration.

Patrick's clients cover large academic and medical institutions as well as hospitals of all levels of care and pharmaceutical, medtech and eHealth enterprises. In addition to his main activities in Europe, Patrick operates in the United States as well as for US companies in Europe.

A Diplom Jurist (Dipl. Iur. Univ.), Patrick holds a master’s level law degree from the University of Giessen. Additionally, he successfully studied Business and Law, specializing in the EU’s eastward expansion, at the University of Regensburg, and Healthcare Economics at the VWA in Wiesbaden. Patrick is fluent in German, English, Russian, and Czech and conversant in French. < Read less



Frankfurt | Europe
December 2016

Patrick A. Haberland featured in healthcare services article

Patrick A. Haberland, partner at DHR International Neumann in our Frankfurt office, was featured in an article discussing supervisory boards in healthcare services. More >

July 2016 | Deutsche Ärzteblatt

Supervisory Boards: High impact, too little expertise

Boards of directors in healthcare have a great influence, especially on budget and personnel decisions. They are below average, not paid compared to similar positions in other sectors in many cases. And: The expertise to hospital-specific topics is in supervisory boards "partially rather weak". These are the findings of the first nationwide study on the situation of supervisory boards in health care, the consulting firm DHR International Neumann has done. For the study, "The role of the Supervisory Boards in Healthcare" 244 supervisory board members were contacted. Focus of the survey were chairman of academic, non-profit and community clinics. Focus of the study focused on the four areas "Relation of management / control intensity", "cast processes", "relation to management" and "acceptance and perception in the organization". More >

June 2016 | White Papers

Trust is fine, but checks are better: The role of supervisory boards in healthcare

In recent years supervisory boards in healthcare have been in the spotlight increasingly often. As an important strategic and controlling organ they are supposed to prevent mismanagement, provide managerial input and guarantee the financial prosperity of hospitals and clinics. But unlike supervisory boards in other sectors, alongside the considerations of profitability and business success, they are faced with the additional challenge of taking patient benefit into account. Given the nature of this double responsibility, public discussion about the professionalization of supervisory boards in healthcare has recently become a much debated topic. But what does the current role of supervisory boards in healthcare really look like? More >

September 2015 | ÄrzteZeitung

Top insights into the German Healthcare Market

The University Medical Faculty on the “area of tension” in politics and economics – An Interview with Ekkehard Zimmer by Patrick A. Haberland, Partner at DHR International. More >